INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

VBScript only runs parts of excel macro

VBScript only runs parts of excel macro

(OP)
I'm trying to make VBScript run a macro (TransferData) in an already-opened excel workbook (Master File). The excel macro will SaveAs the already-open file to another name, opens a file containing data, and copy/pastes that data into the already-open file. The macro works as intended when I manually run it within excel; however, when I try through VBScript it only executes the SaveAs portion of the macro.

CODE -->

Sub Work()

Set objExcel = GetObject(, "Excel.Application")
objExcel.Application.Run "'C:\Users\Me\Desktop\Master File.xlsm'!TransferData"
objExcel.DisplayAlerts = False
objExcel.Application.Quit
Set objExcel = Nothing

End Sub 

Like I said, the macro runs as intended when I click "run macro" inside excel. So I was thinking it had to be something VBScript was doing that would not allow the macro to completely execute its commands. I tried a sleep-like function because I thought the Master File was being closed before the macro was fully executed; however, that did not solve the issue.

RE: VBScript only runs parts of excel macro

hi,

Plz post the TransferData procedure from Excel VBA.

Skip,

glassesJust traded in my OLD subtlety...
for a NUance!tongue

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Resources

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close